Measured in real terms (constant 2015 prices), retail trade sales decreased by 9,0% year-on-year in July 2020. Negative annual growth rates were recorded for:
The negative contributors to the 9,0% decrease were:
Seasonally adjusted retail trade sales decreased by 1,1% in July 2020 compared with June 2020. This followed month-on-month changes of 6,6% in June 2020 and 68,8% in May 2020. In the three months ending July 2020, seasonally adjusted retail trade sales increased by 7,4% compared with the three months ending July 2020.
Retail trade sales decreased by 9,4% in the three months ending July 2020 compared with the three months ending July 2019. The main negative contributors to this decrease were: